Peter Lambrou, Ph.D.

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 Personal Biography

Dr. Peter Lambrou is a licensed psychologist (PSY 14435) in private practice and on  he is currently Vice-Chairman of Psychology at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.  Peter teaches professional and general level continuing education courses at the University of California, San Diego and he is author of several books including the award-winning “Instant Emotional Healing: Acupressure for the Emotions, and the best-selling book, “Self-Hypnosis: The Complete Manual for Health and Self-Change,” which has been translated into 14 languages and has become a classic on the topic.  His forthcoming book, "Code to Joy" by Harper Collins is due in Spring 2012.

Peter’s approach is to use methods that are safe and effective to achieve rapid results and restore clients to the highest level of functioning possible.  Rather than a one-method-fits-all approach, Peter has training and experience in a wide range of approaches including hypnosis, EMDR, cognitive-behavioral therapy, energy psychology, and solution-focused techniques.  With a keen eye on best practices -  those that result in the highest quality outcomes at the lowest cost, Peter seeks to help you reach your goals and get over the hurdles that brought you to his office.  He focuses on the following areas:

  • ·Anxiety and panic conditions
  • ·Fears and phobias
  • ·Excessive worry and rumination
  • ·Stress from work, finances, relationships, health, and other sources
  • ·Weight loss and the emotional and behavioral aspects of over-eating
  • ·Helping reduce test-taking or performance anxiety from academic as professional exams
  • ·Sleep problems not due to medical conditions

Dr. Lambrou has been in practice at the same location since 1987 and is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychotherapy and Medical Hypnosis Association (of which he is a past-president), the San Diego Psychological Association and others.  Peter is a dedicated professional and he and his wife have grown up in San Diego County and have two children of whom they are proud. 

Peter offers a complimentary 20-minute telephone consultation to understand your concern and to provide his recommendations on your situation.  Call to arrange a time with his secretary at 858-259-2752 in the San Diego area.


Dr. Peter Lambrou Reaches

San Diego CA